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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM Styling Elements

Su Deng
Su Deng
1,226 Points

toggle button

i dont understand how on this video, if we make the button text content as hide list, why do we code style.display = block? if we wanna hide it shouldn't it be = none instead?

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! It's because the button should read "Hide List" when the block is displayed, not when it's hidden. When the block has a style of "none", it is hidden and then we want the button to say "Show List". It would be odd to have a "Hide List" button when there's no list visible, right? :smiley:

Hope this helps! :sparkles: